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TitleOverview of the high-magnesium ultramafic to mafic systems subproject under the Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4: an Ontario perspective
AuthorHoulé, M G; Lesher, C M; Metsaranta, R T
SourceSummary of Field Work and Other Activities 2012; Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6280, 2012 p. 42.1-42.9
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20120244
PublisherOntario Geological Survey
Documentopen file
File formatpdf
ProvinceOntario; Quebec
NTS33B; 33C; 33F; 33G; 32N; 32O; 41I; 52A; 43B; 43C; 43D; 43E; 43F; 43G; 42M; 42N; 42O
AreaThunder Bay; Bird River; Abitibi
Lat/Long WENS-90.0000 -74.0000 56.0000 46.0000
Subjectseconomic geology; mineral occurrences; magnesium; ultramafic rocks; mafic rocks; nickel; copper; platinum; chromium; titanium; vanadium; mineralization; bedrock geology; Archean; Abitibi Greenstone Belt; Superior Province; Oxford-Stull Domain; Uchi Domain; Black Label-Black Thor Intrusive Complex; McFaulds Lake Greenstone Belt; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationslocation maps
ProgramMafic-Ultramafic Ore Systems, Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4)
This report provides an update on the results of the High-Mg Ultramafic-Mafic Systems subproject conducted in collaboration between the Earth Resources & Geoscience Mapping Section of the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) and the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) as part of the Ni-Cu-PGE-Cr project of the Targeted Geoscience Initiative 4 (TGI-4) (Ames et al., this volume). The main TGI-4 objectives and the different themes associated with the Ni-Cu-PGE-Cr project were presented last year by Ames and Houlé (2011) and the reader is referred to this previous contribution for more details.
This year's contribution highlights research activities within the High-Magnesium Ultramafic to Mafic System subproject carried out in collaboration with provincial governments (Ontario Geological Survey, Manitoba Geological Survey, and Géologie-Québec), academia and the exploration and mining sector.